M62 closeure

PLEASE NOTE – The M53 is closed in both directions between junctions 1 and 3 following a fatal collision this morning:

We are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on a road bridge in Moreton in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 17 September).

Shortly before 4am, the emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a silver Honda Jazz and a barrier on the eastbound carriageway of the Moreton Spur slip road, as it approaches the southbound carriageway of the M53.

Emergency services attended and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Specialist family liaison officers will be supporting the next of kin of the woman.

The M53 motorway is closed in both directions between junctions 1 and 3, and Moreton Spur is closed in both directions while officers carry out their investigation. Drivers are advised to see alternative routes.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 192 of 17 September.